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Catkin-Bearing Plants of British Columbia
Format: Paperback
, 2006
  • This book is the most comprehensive work on alders, birches, oaks, poplars, willows and other catkin-bearing plants in British Columbia. Dr T.C. Brayshaw describes all 67 species - and many subspecies and varieties - each accompanied by a detailed line drawing and a distribution map. The book also includes diagnostic keys to the families, genera and species.

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Plant Collecting for the Amateur
Format: Paperback
, 1996
  • This small, comprehensive guide offers practical advice on how to collect, dry and store plant specimens for botanical study. Intended for plant collectors who do not have access to herbarium equipment, this book describes how to use common household items to dry, press and store plants.

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Plant Technology Of First Peoples Of British Columbia
Author: Nancy J. Turner
Format: Paperback
, 1996
  • Turner focuses on the plants that provided heat, shelter, transportation, clothing, implements, nets, ropes, and containers in First Nations communities. She also shows how plant materials were used for decoration and ornamentation, as scents, cleansing agents, insect repellants and, in recreational activities.

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Pondweeds, Bur-reeds and their Relatives of British Columbia
Format: Paperback
, 2001
  • Monocotyledons are a major subgroup of flowering plants that have embryos with only one seed leaf (cotyledon); they are characterized by parallel-veined leaves and flower parts in threes. Dr T.C. Brayshaw describes all of the aquatic monocotyledons in British Columbia, which comprise four orders and fourteen families of plants in freshwater and marine environments. Some of these are water weeds, intertidal marine grasses (such as Eel-grass), Water Plantain, Skunk Cabbage, duck-weeds, water-meals and Cattail. This edition contains Dr Brayshaw's finely detailed illustrations of these plants.

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Trees & Shrubs of British Columbia
Format: Paperback
, 1996
  • Trees and Shrubs of British Columbia is the definitive guide to woody plants in the province. Dr T.C. Brayshaw describes all known species native or naturalized to BC. He accompanies each with comparative illustrations showing details of woody parts, leaves, flowers and fruit. These and the diagnostic keys will help you identify any tree or shrub in BC. A section of colour photographs show general features, variation and habitat.

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